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Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar: A History of Economics Podcast

Jan 15, 2021

Sarvy, Scott, and new co-host Jennifer Jhun interview Professor Tom Stapleford about his past work on historical epistemology, his more recent work on the engineer and statistician (and co-founder of the National Bureau of Economic Research) Malcolm Rorty, and about his current book project, which considers how to...


Dec 15, 2020

Sarvy, Carlos, Gerardo, and Scott discuss several recent additions to the literature in history of economic thought and methodology. 

If you are interested in reading the papers discussed in this episode, here they are (unfortunately, some may be behind paywalls):

ADDRESSING THE AUDIENCE: PAUL SAMUELSON, RADICAL...


Nov 15, 2020

Carlos, Sarvy, and Gerardo speak with Ryan Walter, Associate Professor at the University of Queensland. Topics include Professor Walter's work on the meaning and significance of classical economics and political economy, the historiography of intellectual history, and his own experience as a podcaster. 

Smith and Marx...


Oct 15, 2020

Sarvy, Scott, and Carlos interview Jeff Biddle, Professor of Economics at Michigan State University and Past President of the History of Economics Society. Topics include the relationship between Biddle's historical work and his work as a labor economist, the history of agricultural economics, the business cycle work...


Sep 15, 2020

In this episode, Carlos, Sarvy, and Gerardo interview Fabian Muniesa, Director of Research at the Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation (CSI), a research center of L'École des Mines de Paris. Discussion topics include Muniesa's earlier work on performativity and how it evolved, valuation studies, ethnographic approaches...